Grammar and inductive bias in statistical modeling in natural language.
George Soros and why I build mechanisms into my models.
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Watch prediction markets to learn about volatility in crowd-sourced forecasts.
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"Lived experience", Descartes, and opioid statistics.
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Von Neumann on how games featuring partial information, chance, and deception will make you a better decision-maker.
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Missionary vs MercenaryBefore grad school, I lived in Beijing. I had a job offer to be the guy-on-the-ground for a fashion company’s manufacturing outfit in China. I w…
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Friday Thread: What is GPT-3 Good For?OpenAI came out with pricing tiers for its new API for GPT-3. I engineer NLP apps for a living. I’ve played around with using GPT-2 in some of t…
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Friday Thread: What are you reading?I’m working through Anne Duke’s Thinking in Bets. Annie Duke and Maria Konnikova are authors arguing that playing professional poker made them b…
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